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Maharashtra disaster: ‘Missing’ Shiv Sena MLA returns; says he was forcibly admitted to hospital, given injections

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Maharashtra crisis: 'Missing' Shiv Sena MLA returns; says he was forcibly admitted to hospital, given injections

By PTI

GUWAHATI: Shiv Sena MLA Nitin Deshmukh, who arrived right here together with fellow social gathering MLAs on Wednesday from Surat, returned to his dwelling state of Maharashtra with 5 different partymen inside hours, sources stated, as insurgent Sena legislators stay encamped at a lodge right here.

Deshmukh, who arrived at Guwahati early this morning in a chartered plane from Surat, didn’t accompany Maharashtra’s insurgent minister Eknath Shinde and different MLAs to a metropolis lodge the place his colleagues have been lodged.

After remaining at Guwahati’s Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi worldwide airport for just a few hours, Deshmukh, together with 5 Shiv Sena activists, left for Nagpur in one other chartered plane.

Deshmukh and the 5 Sena males have been a part of the 89-member entourage — Maharashtra MLAs and others — who had arrived within the metropolis early this morning from Surat.

Deshmukh’s spouse on Tuesday had filed a lacking individual grievance at a police station in Akola in Maharashtra saying she suspected a risk to his life.

Deshmukh was reportedly admitted to a hospital in Surat on Tuesday after allegedly being taken sick.

Deshmukh represents the Balapur Assembly constituency in Maharashtra.

Deshmukh on Wednesday additionally claimed that some individuals had forcibly admitted him to a hospital there and he was administered injections although he by no means suffered a coronary heart assault.

Speaking to reporters on the Nagpur airport, the Akola MLA stated he someway managed to return safely to Maharashtra from Surat and pledged loyalty to Sena president Uddhav Thackeray.

A day earlier, Deshmukh’s spouse had filed a grievance with the Akola police stating that her husband had gone lacking.

Deshmukh represents the Balapur meeting seat within the Akola district within the Vidarbha area.

“I am a Shivsainik of Uddhav Thackeray and Balasaheb Thackeray. I am in good health. On Tuesday, I was taken to a hospital in Surat by 20-25 people and police personnel. They said I had suffered a heart attack but I never suffered any heart attack. My blood pressure also didn’t shoot up. Their intention was wrong. I was given some injections forcibly,” he claimed.

A day earlier, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut had claimed that some MLAs accompanying Shinde to Surat have been misled and “kidnapped” to Gujarat.

He had stated that Nitin Deshmukh was overwhelmed up by the police and goondas underneath ‘Operation Kamal’ in Surat when he tried to flee and suffered a coronary heart assault.

In her grievance filed with the Akola police, Deshmukh’s spouse had stated that her husband had turn into unreachable from Monday night time.

The Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) authorities is battling a survival disaster following the rise up of senior Sena minister Eknath Shinde and a sizeable variety of MLAs belonging to the Uddhav Thackeray-led social gathering.

Shinde had stated he has 46 MLAs supporting him.

“I have more numbers (of Shiv Sena MLAs) than needed (to form a separate group in the Assembly without inviting the anti-defection law provisions),” he informed a Marathi TV channel.

The Sena has 55 members within the 288-member State Assembly.

Reacting to Deshmukh’s claims, Maharashtra Congress president Nana Patole stated this means “democracy is being murdered”.

“From Nitin Deshmukh’s explanation, one can understand how democracy is being murdered by stooping low. ‘Satya Pareshan Ho Sakta Hai Parajit Nahi’. In this struggle, Congress is standing firmly with Shiv Sena and Mahavikas Aghadi!” he tweeted.